Skip to content
Cart

Your Cart

×

You have 0 items in your cart.

Register Sign in Wishlist

A Guide to NIP Theories

$129.00 (C)

Part of Lecture Notes in Logic

  • Date Published: July 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107057753

$ 129.00 (C)
Hardback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
eBook


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • The study of NIP theories has received much attention from model theorists in the last decade, fuelled by applications to o-minimal structures and valued fields. This book, the first to be written on NIP theories, is an introduction to the subject that will appeal to anyone interested in model theory: graduate students and researchers in the field, as well as those in nearby areas such as combinatorics and algebraic geometry. Without dwelling on any one particular topic, it covers all of the basic notions and gives the reader the tools needed to pursue research in this area. An effort has been made in each chapter to give a concise and elegant path to the main results and to stress the most useful ideas. Particular emphasis is put on honest definitions, handling of indiscernible sequences and measures. The relevant material from other fields of mathematics is made accessible to the logician.

    • The first book devoted to NIP theories
    • A concise introduction that provides enough background material to understand current research in the area
    • Contains over 50 exercises and pointers to additional topics to help readers progress further
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2015
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107057753
    • length: 166 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.41kg
    • contains: 50 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. The NIP property and invariant types
    3. Honest definitions and applications
    4. Strong dependence and dp-ranks
    5. Forking
    6. Finite combinatorics
    7. Measures
    8. Definably amenable groups
    9. Distality
    Appendix A. Examples of NIP structures
    Appendix B. Probability theory
    References
    Index.

  • Author

    Pierre Simon, Université Lyon I
    Pierre Simon is Chargé de recherche, CNRS, at Université Lyon 1, France. He completed his PhD at Université Paris-Sud, Orsay under the supervision of Elisabeth Bourscaren. His thesis, 'Ordre et stabilité dans les théories NIP', received the 2012 Sacks Prize for the best thesis in logic that year as well as the Perrissin-Pirasset/Schneider prize from the Chancellerie des Universités de Paris.

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×